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By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | August 23, 1992
Howard Community College has appointed Marbue Richards, a native of Liberia, as its men's soccer coach.Richards, 40, played for the Liberian national team in 1974 and served as an assistant coach for the squad in 1979.He returned to the United States in the summer of 1990 after spending 13 years in Liberia, where he also coached several club soccer teams between 1978 and 1990. He guided the Glenelg boys JV soccer team to a 7-2-3 record last fall."Coming back over, I didn't want to divorce myself from the game," said Richards, who lives in Gaithersburg.
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Sports Digest | October 30, 2013
Major League Soccer United makes front office changes after 3-win season A year after dismissing several high-ranking executives, D.C. United on Tuesday fired Doug Hicks , who was promoted to chief marketing officer last fall. Aprile Pritchet , a fixture in community relations who oversaw the club's charitable operations, and communications coordinator Sarah Lerner were also let go. Saddled by a 3-24-7 record — the fewest wins in Major League Soccer history — and an antiquated home venue at RFK Stadium, United saw average attendance fall to an all-time low: 13,646, a 1percent drop from last year.
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Sports Digest | September 17, 2011
Et cetera Hutsell helps U.S. take 6-2 lead at PGA Cup David Hutsell of The Elkridge Club in Baltimore won both of his matches on the first day of the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif., as the United States took a 6-2 lead over Great Britain and Ireland. In the morning four-balls, Hutsell and Mark Sheftic of Blue Bell, Pa., combined for 12 birdies in defeating Simon Edwards and David Shacklady of England, 3 and 2. In the afternoon foursomes, Hutsell and Sheftic took four of the first seven holes in topping John Kennedy of England and David Mortimer of Ireland, 6 and 5. "We learned today that it was Captain [ Jim ]
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December 7, 2002
The quiz Trading places: Twenty-five years ago today, the Orioles traded pitchers Rudy May, Randy Miller, and Bryn Smith to the Expos. Name the players they got in return. Hint: One is now a pitching coach. (Answer in For The Record) College Soccer Santa Clara beats UNC, reaches final of College Cup, 2-1 Veronica Zepeda scored two goals, and defending soccer champion Santa Clara advanced to the final of the NCAA Women's College Cup with a 2-1 victory over North Carolina last night in Austin, Texas.
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Sports Digest | November 4, 2013
Et cetera Terps women lose to Virginia, 6-1, in ACC soccer quarterfinals Senior Hayley Brock gave eighth-seeded Maryland an early lead, but top seed Virginia (20-0, 13-0) fought back for a 6-1 victory in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's soccer tournament Sunday. Maryland (10-10, 6-7) will wait to see whether it is selected for its its fifth straight NCAA tournament appearance when the bracket is revealed at 4:30 p.m. next Monday. More women's college soccer: Host Mount St. Mary's (4-10-3, 2-5-1 Northeast Conference)
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Sports Digest | November 12, 2012
College soccer Terps men top UNC, 2-1, for ACC title Top-seeded Maryland picked up goals from freshmen Dakota Edwards and Schillo Tshuma to defeat No. 2 seed North Carolina, 2-1, for its third Atlantic Coast Conference title in five seasons in front of an announced 9,341 Sunday afternoon at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. The Terps (17-1-2), ranked No. 2 in the nation, won their fifth overall conference tournament crown (1996, 2002, 2008, 2010 and 2012). In the 11th minute, Edwards grabbed a corner kick from Dan Metzger and muscled his way to a goal to the lower left from 2 yards.
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By From Sun staff and news services | October 18, 2009
Men's college soccer UMBC squanders 2-goal lead, loses to Longwood in OT UMBC (10-3-0) surrendered a two-goal lead and fell, 3-2, in overtime to visiting Longwood (3-9-2) in miserable conditions. Lancers sophomore midfielder Chris Saul scored 3:27 into the first overtime period for the victory. Forwards Andrew Bulls (McDonogh) and Levi Houapeu scored in the 24th and 29th minutes, respectively, for the Retrievers. Bulls, who entered last week as the nation's leading scorer, got his 15th goal of the season.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | September 5, 2003
COLLEGE PARK - Rarely do you find a college soccer game in early September that can spark any considerable interest, but there's certainly one to be found tonight when Maryland plays host to UCLA at Ludwig Field. The numbers, timing and the two teams' recent history are clear indicators this is not just another regular-season game. It's the defending national champion Bruins, ranked No. 1 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll, vs. the No. 2 Terrapins; the home opener for the Terps at a dolled-up Ludwig, and a rematch of last year's national semifinal game, when all the breaks went the Bruins' way for a 2-1 win on a late penalty kick.
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Sports Digest | September 18, 2012
Et cetera Ovechkin says he's ready to play full season in Russia While he has yet to sign a contract, there is little doubt that Alex Ovechkin will play in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League during the NHL lockout. It's just a matter of where. On Monday, the Washington Capitals star left wing told Sovetsky Sport that he believes the lockout could cost the NHL a full season. Via Yahoo blogger Dmitry Chesnokov , Ovechkin told Sovetsky Sport's Pavel Lysenkov : "If the [NHL]
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